AES for GnuPG, on Mon Oct 2?
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Oct 2 08:40:16 CEST 2000
"Michael H. Warfield" <mhw at wittsend.com> writes:
> I think that this is a warning that anyone who does NOT notify
> NIST of ANY IP encumberances is going to be in deep legal shit. Doesn't
> sound to me like they are picking any bones here. Hitachi has already
> chimed in and claimed patent on a couple of the candidates, which are now
> basically "dead men walking". We shall know, in a few hours...
There is still the possibility that that a third party claims to have
a patent which is infriged by all AES implementations, probably only
in some countries. Such a patent can show up after years...
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